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Spoon River Anthology

By: Edgar Lee Masters

...f the turbid Spoon With deep-set eye staring at the door of the crawfish’s burrow, Waiting for him to appear, pushing ahead, First his waving antennae... ...he lived at all. But later your vision watched for men and women Hiding in burrows of fate amid great cities, Looking for the souls of them to come ou... ...very fall my sister Nancy Knapp Set fire to the house They were trying Dr. Duval For the murder of Zora Clemens, And I sat in the court two weeks List... ...nger, and made me believe I hadn’t seen aright the fish I had caught. When Burr Robbins, circus came to town They got the ring master to let a tame le...

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